The Daily Northwestern

Jacky’s Bistro opens with new philosophy

Nisha Chandran

October 17, 2009

Evanston residents flocked to Jacky's On Prairie last week for the restaurant's grand re-opening under new management, on more than "blind faith."Formerly known as Jacky's Bistro, the restaurant reopened after a three-month shut down by the same team behind Evanston's Blind Faith Café.Jacky's is still based o...

Evanston Green Ordinance deferred again

Emilia Barrosse and Emilia Barrosse

October 17, 2009

After once again deferring the passage of the Evanston Green Ordinance, the City Council is still finalizing the ins and outs of an ordinance that has been in the works for three years.The ordinance requires all new buildings and construction sites in Evanston to attain a LEED (Leadership in Energy an...

City manager goes digital to reach out to Evanston

Katie Park

October 17, 2009

For Wally Bobkiewicz, communication is the name of the game.Bobkiewicz, who began his post as Evanston's new city manager in August, is responsible for starting and maintaining the new City of Evanston blog as well as Evanston's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channel. "I want to make sure that any re...

Ex-alderman runs for Cook County Circuit Court

Chris Kirk

October 14, 2009

Steve Bernstein once wrote the law as an Evanston alderman. Now, he's campaigning to be the one to uphold it.The former 4th Ward alderman opened his campaign office Wednesday and is circulating petitions to be a judge of the Cook County Circuit Court. A former township assessor, Bernstein has already a...

Programs try to increase sense of community

Nathalie Tadena

October 14, 2009

As questions of safety in Chicago's public schools garner national interest, Evanston has improved and expanded its programs to deter youth violence, school and city officials said. Evanston Township High School has a "strong commitment" to ensuring the school's 3,000 students feel comfortable with on...